The Arkansas Department of Education’s Division of Elementary and Secondary Education, in collaboration with the Arkansas Department of Health, selected four Arkansas schools to each receive $542,000 over a five-year period to implement School-Based Health Centers. Both Fountain Lake and Jessieville School Districts will receive funds.
The centers will be fully operational during the 2021-2022 school year and will provide health and wellness services to students, staff, and families.
“Awarding these grants could not have come at a better time,” ADE Secretary Johnny Key said. “With our schools facing unprecedented health challenges this school year, these grants will give these four schools the opportunity to expand their partnerships, complete renovations, and be prepared to offer health services at the beginning of the next school year. The services provided will not only help schools better assist
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